- Dr Lynne Walker
- PhD (London)
- Position/Fellowship type:
- Senior Fellow
- Institute of Historical Research
- The Institute of Historical Research (IHR), Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU
- 020 7272 0370
- Email address:
Research Summary and Profile
- Research interests:
- Cultural memory, Gender studies, History, History of art, Modern History
- United Kingdom
- Summary of research interests and expertise:
gender, space and architecture in Britain (16th century to the present)
- Project summary relevant to Fellowship:
research and writing a history of gender, space and architecture in Britain from the 16th cenutry to the present day
- Publication Details
Date Details 14-Apr-2021 '10 Books by Lynne Walker'
Selected bibliography (2021), in Israde, Tania Garduno, ed., 10 Books By, CIVA/KANAL, Centre Pompidou, Brussels
10-Mar-2021 Society of Architectural Historians (Great Britain) 'Annual Lecture: Conversazione'
revised print version with illustrations of SAHGB webinar, 14 December 2020
02-Nov-2020 'Locating Victorian Women in Architecture'
Walker, Lynne (2020) in The Victorian, no.65
02-Nov-2020 'Learning from the Thesis'
Walker, Lynne with Thorne-Clarke, Aymee (2020) in The Architectural Historian
11-Jul-2019 'Winifred Ryle', Elisabeth Benjamin', 'Jessica Albery', Norah Aiton and Betty Scott'
Walker. Lynne, in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
06-Oct-2017 AA Women in Architecture : 1917-2017
Darling, Elizabeth and Lynne Walker, Architectural Association, London
06-Oct-2017 An Irresistible Movement
Walker, Lynne, in Darling, E. and Walker, L. (2017), AA Women in Architecture 1917-2017, pp.10-25.
Darling, Elizabeth and Walker, Lynne in Darling, E. and Walker, L. (2017) AA Women in Architecture 1917-2017, pp.6-9.
07-Sep-2017 Elisabeth Benjamin: East Wall (1936)
Walker, Lynne in Twentieth Century Society (2017), 100 Houses: 100 Years.
01-May-2017 Susan Francis (1952-2017)
on the Architectural Association website
01-Jul-2016 An Architect Speaks: The Writings and Buildings of Edward Schroder Prior, David Valinsky and Edward Prior: Arts and Crafts Architect, Martin Godfrey Cook
Walker, Lynne in The Victorian, 52, pp.28-29.
Women and Church Art
Date Details Secretary, EGA for Women
Consultant to the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Gallery, London.
- Research Projects & Supervisions
Details A History of British Women and Architecture from the 16th century to the present day AA XX 100
book, exhibition and conference (2013-2017), Architectural Association, London
Gender, Methodology and Architectural History Recording and Reflecting on AAXX100: AA Women in Architecture 1917-2017
With Darling, Elizabeth, assessing and circulating the output of the project through publication in an edited collection.
Available for doctoral supervision: Yes
- Relevant Events
Date Details 16-Feb-2021 PhD examiner
PhD thesis, Galvin, Amy (2021), 'From Suffragette to Citizen: Female Experience of Parliamentary Spaces in the Long-Nineteenth Century', History Department, Warwick University.
14-Dec-2020 Society of Architectural Historians (Great Britain) 'Annual Lecture: Conversazione'
Walker, Lynne with Darling, Elizabeth (2020), webinar.
12-Feb-2019 Honorary Fellowship Royal Institute of British Architects
A lifetime honour which allows the recipient to use the suffix HonFRIBA
06-Jul-2018 Well-placed Women of Bedford Square
A public history walk, Bedford Square Festival, Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art.
18-Jan-2018 'Recording and Reflecting on AA XX 100: Women in Architecture 1917-2017'
paper given at Women Architects and Politics in the Long 20th Century, Deutsches Architekturmuseum, Frankfurt-am-Main;
06-Jul-2017 Well-Placed Women: Gender, Home and Urban Space in Bloomsbury 1872-1927
IHR Fellows' Annual Lecture (2017)
18-Nov-2016 Canons—Role Models—Spaces—Places: Women and Architectural Histories
2016, International conference of the Architecture Humanities Research Association, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm
28-Oct-2015 E.S. Prior, An Arts & Crafts Architect
2015, public lecture, Victorian Society.
25-Sep-2015 City Spaces, Women's Networks and Public Identities in London 1918-1940
Walker, Lynne, keynote address at international conference, MOMOW Women designers, craftswomen, architects and engineers, University of Leiden, The Netherlands, 23-5 September 2015
AA Women in Context 1917-2017
2-4 November 2017, co-convenor, international conference in partnership with the Architectural Association and the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art.
2015 and 2016, lectures by women architects, critics and historians, held at the Architectural Association, London.
2009-2016, PhD internal/external examiner, Birkbeck, Limerick, UCL, RHUL.
AA XX 100: Women in Architecture 1917-2017
6 October-9 December 2017, exhibition with Elizabeth Darling, Architectural Association, London.
Editorial Advisory Board
The Bloomsbury Global Encyclopedia of Women in Architecture,1960-2015 (2018-2021)